3 days
Europe, Italie

Gran Paradisio in 3 days

Gran Paradisio in 3 days: In the heart of the Italian nature reserve and 1h30 away from Saint Gervais, Gran Paradisio (in 3 days) is an attainable summit for a first mountaineering experience.

As a legendary Italian summit, that not very technical snow climb will enable you to discover the most beautiful landscapes of the Alps. The more prepared you will be, the more you will enjoy that unforgettable experience.

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2020 Dates

Every day from mid-June to mid-September depending on the conditions

2020 Rates

If you are alone or a small group and you’d like to benefit the lowest rate, you can opt for a group session. If you prefer to stay in your private group you can choose the private formula.

Price of the group option:

630€ / person (guaranteed departure from 3 participants)

Price of the private option:

1 participant : 1530€
2 participants: 850€ / person
4 participants: 520€ / person
5 participants: 715€ / person

* Le prix comprend

  • l’encadrement par un guide de haute montagne
  • les repas de midi
  • les 1/2 pensions dans les refuges (nuit en dortoir)
  • le péage du tunnel du Mont-Blanc

* Le prix ne comprend pas

  • les boissons, les barres de céréales et autres dépenses personnelles
  • votre assurance personnelle
  • le transport jusqu’au point de départ
  • tout ce qui ne figure pas dans « le prix comprend »

Technical and physical requirements

The climb requires a good training and is addressed to sports people. You’ll be walking for 6 hours on the second day, so you’ll have to prepare and practice cardio during your endurance trainings. (biking, running, …)

Don’t forget that you’ll be walking with a 8 kilograms backpack, this increases the amount of effort needed to walk, be sure to be training with this extra weight.

Our assets

  • Lunch at the Tetras Lyre restaurant
  • We prefer small groups.

Additional information

AgeAdolescent, Adult

Detailed 3-day program

The previous day
Appointment at 6.30 pm at the guides’ office where you will meet your guide. If you cannot be there the guide will give you all the information by phone.

Day 1
Departure from Saint-Gervais village in the morning, meal at Bergerie de Pont in Valsavarenche (1,960 m), then a two-and-a-half-hour walking to reach Vittorio Emmanuele refuge (2,732 m), night spent at the refuge.

Day 2
From the refuge you will discover the first snow slopes, perfect for a school of  ice. Ascent of Trésenta (3,609 m), then 4/5-hour return and meal at Victor Emmanuel refuge, night spent at the refuge.

Day 3
Ascent of the summit of Gran Paradisio (4,061 m), near 5 hours from the  refuge. Snow change on the glaciers and  the rocky summits. Meal at the refuge and descent into the valley. Between 7 and 9 hours in total.

 The guides could be led to change the programme depending on the weather conditions, the mountains and the level of the participants.


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Reservations starting early november

Register by filling the registration form dated and signed and with the 30% deposit, plus the optional insurance coverage amounts. Having a repatriation help service coverage is compulsory to attend our trips. If you do not have one, we can offer you one.

For further information, please contact us by mail or by calling +33 (0)4 50 47 76 55 (Saint-Gervais) or  +33 (0)4 50 47 10 08 (Les Contamines). We can help you to realise your projects.